IF YOU'RE A JEWISH LAWYER -
WE WANT YOUR STORY!
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford is currently working on a scholarly journal detailing the history of Jewish lawyers and law firms in the community. Please click on the link above to learn more ...
New bus tour dates coming soon ...
Please enjoy our new online exhibit by clicking the link above
In its heyday, Hartford's downtown area was "The" place to go for shopping, dining and entertainment. From large department stores such as G. Fox & Co. to smaller establishments such as the Gloria Gay Dress Shop, this current exhibit includes historic photos from the Society's archives and the Hartford History Center, along with memories from the Society's oral histories.
On display at the JHSGH through
The JHSGH's new anthology of stories set in Hartford's North End as well as in downtown, the South End, and the West End. The 135 contributors to this collection fondly recall unforgettable memories of friendship, family, and community.
To read some poems and excerpts from this new publication click here.
The story of the resilience and persverance of CT Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities.
Drawing extensively on primary sources, this careful study will be illuminating for anyone interested in American social or ethnic history and the immigrant experience.